[8u] RFR (XS) 8218613: [TESTBUG] runtime/ErrorHandling tests are building incorrect testlibrary classes

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Thu Feb 7 17:28:21 UTC 2019

On Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 4:33 AM David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com> wrote:

> On 7/02/2019 9:52 pm, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
> > Bug:
> >    https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8218613
> >
> > This is botched backport to 8u, which fails the jtreg tests now in 8u.
> Note the fix is not the
> > backport, but the actual 8u-specific fix.
> IIRC the incorrect @build is not a fatal error for earlier jtreg
> version. AFAICS we still use jtreg 4.1 for testing 8u internally.

This surprised me.  Of course, the incentive to update to new jtreg
versions is generally because jdk-latest needs it, but we've always
successfully adopted any newer jtreg to test older jdks as well.
(but we don't run as many tests as you do)
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